The No. 2 movie theater ad sales company has a replacement for Travis Reid, who announced his plan to leave as CEO in May — shortly after Screenvision’s deal to merge with National CineMedia fell apart. Longtime ad exec John Partilla...Show More Summary
Although the fledgling software business – on which the company is betting its turnaround – saw modest revenue growth (18% year-over-year), the results fell short of expectations, as sales of the core BlackBerry Enterprise Server 12 solution seemed to remain sluggish. Show More Summary
Today might be Google’s day, with the company getting ready to announced its new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones shortly, but we’ve got something for iOS users today as well. How do 10 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free sound?...Show More Summary
Although pending home sales backslid slightly in August, housing is still in short supply and home prices continue to climb in many markets, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) latest Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)...
Jim Rome, host of the sports radio talk show "The Jim Rome Show," has sold his home in Laguna Beach for $4.95 million.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has clarified that the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight will go on sale once again in the coming weeks. The game was originally pulled shortly after it launched on PC after tens of thousands of negative reviews went up after gamers reported that the game was nigh unplayable.Click To Continue Reading
Mortgage Fraud Blog. Christopher Nelson, 46, Henderson, Nevada, and Niket Kulkarni, 38, Los Angeles, California were indicted by the Clark County, Nevada, Grand Jury, along with Thomas J. Adams, Robyn D. Reese, and James Sheridan Reese, in connection with a short sale rescue fraud scheme. Show More Summary
When it comes to home sales activity, "consistency" seems to accurately describe the state of Illinois. During August, a combined 15,088 single-family homes and condos sold statewide, up 0.9 percent from August of last year, when 14,957 homes traded...
Economist Tom Lawler sent me an updated table below of short sales, foreclosures and cash buyers for selected cities in August.On distressed: Total "distressed" share is down in most of these markets. Distressed sales are up in the Mid-Atlantic...Show More Summary
Oracle’s fiscal first-quarter revenue falls short of projections amid slowdown in software licence sales. ||| New York - Oracle’s fiscal first-quarter revenue fell short of analysts’ projections, crimped by a slowdown in software licence sales amid a shift to Web-delivered cloud products. Show More Summary
CHANGE: Nearly half of all e-book sales dollars now going to self-published authors. From an author-earnings perspective, in 18 short months, the US ebook market has flipped upside down. But change in publishing isn’t limited to the ebook market. Last month, a self-published indie PRINT children’s book — a trade paperback — was one of […]
Shortly after its release this morning, Josh Boak at the Associated Press posted his coverage of the Census Bureau's August retail sales report. On a seasonally adjusted basis, August's sales came in a very mediocre 0.2 percent greater than July. It's almost too kind to say that Boak's writeup was delusional. Show More Summary
A week after reporting that short sales and sales of real estate owned (REO) properties this June fell to their lowest June rates since 2007, CoreLogic today released a new analysis showing that 759,000 properties regained equity in the second quarter...
August factory output figures fall short of forecasts, though retail sales beat expectations.
During the recession, I started following the Sacramento market to look for changes in the mix of houses sold (equity, REOs, and short sales). For a few years, not much changed. But in 2012 and 2013, we saw some significant changes with a dramatic shift from distressed sales to more normal equity sales. Show More Summary
Distressed home sales typically decrease around this time of year due to seasonal factors, but short sales and sales of real estate-owned (REO) properties this June fell to their lowest June rates since June 2007, CoreLogic reported this week...
Despite being a free trade area with harmonization and common economic policies, EU members are losing US$190 billion in sales tax (VAT) revenues with each country having wildly different VAT regimes and collection systems exploited by fraudsters.
Stacy Rasgon with Bernstein Research this morning threw in the towel on his short sale argument for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), wiring that his argument about the “eventual collapse of their core business” has “been amply realized, and the stock has responded commensurately, underperforming the market by more than 50% over the past year.” “However, to […]
CCS is ten, and like most ten year olds has a better on-line presence than I do. Alex Hoffman on Unico. not comics: a few people sent along this short essay about the uses of Twitter as a sales mechanism for books, and how it just doesn't work the way that people would prefer it to work. Show More Summary
How big a lure are the Pro's big screen and other new features? One prominent analyst thinks the iPad market will mostly continue to be flat. Not everyone agrees.